St Mary's College

Night Classes - Our Courses

Registration for our Spring Term is now CLOSED.

Please email nightclasses@smcn.ie if you have any queries.

Classes commence the week of January 31st 2022.

As we will be following government guidelines, we will move courses online if we are required to do so. This will not apply to courses marked with an * as these classes are not suitable for online platforms.

All our courses require a minimum number of students to proceed & participants must be age 16 or over.

Should a course not fill, a full refund will be given.

There will be no classes on the following dates:

February midterm, 21st - 24th February inclusive;

St Patricks Day, March 17th;

Easter holidays, 11th - 22nd April inclusive.

QQI Courses

All our QQI courses are run in conjunction with The College of Progressive Education.

SNA Level 5- 12 Week - START DATE Monday 7thFebruary (Please note course start date has been moved back 1 week)

Time: 7 pm – 9:30 pm

This course aims to develop the skills, knowledge & understanding of the role of the Special Needs Assistant and promote high quality practice among those working across the education system.

SNA Level 6- 10 Weeks – START DATE Tuesday 1st February

Time: 7 pm – 9:30 pm

The purpose of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to work effectively, under direction, with young children with additional needs. Moreover, this combined SNA course equips the learner in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs, mainly focusing on legislation.

SNA level 5 course covers the component Special Needs Assisting (5N1786) and the Level 6 course covers the component Special Needs Assisting (6N1957)

Course Fee: €350 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Instalment option available.

Note: These courses are also available online at a later date & if we receive insufficient numbers for the classroom-based course, students have the option of joining the online course.

Language Classes

Chinese

Chinese for Beginners – 10 weeks – START DATE: Monday 7thFebruary.

Broaden your linguistic skills with our new Chinese course! This course aims to cover the sound system of Madarin Chinese (Pinyin) & will include vocabulary & sentences relating to the following: names, nationalities, numbers, date, time, age, family, daily activities, jobs, ordering food & drinks, etc. You will also learn to understand how characters are constructed.

Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm (Increased to 1.5 hours per class)

Course Fee: €110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

English - B1/B2 intermediate English Class

8 weeks - START DATE: NO LONGER GOING AHEAD - course cancelled

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm (Increased from 1 hour last term to 1.5 hours)

This 8-week intermediate English course is aimed at those who are comfortable with English but are looking to take the next step and require some help in expanding their vocabulary and use of English. Conversation & grammar points can be chosen by the students in these dynamic progress driven classes that are delivered by an experienced qualified teacher.

Enjoy building your confidence in the English language in these fun & comfortable classes.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

French

French for Beginners (continuation) – 10 Weeks – START DATE Tuesday 1st February (note change of day)

Time: 7:30 pm – 9 pm

Prepare for your French holiday with our beginners class. Improve your understanding of the basics of French with a qualified language teacher & enjoy the learning experience in a relaxed atmosphere. This course is ideal for those who have completed the classes in our Autumn programme or for those who have the basics of French & want to improve on those basics.

Course Fee: €110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

German *****NEW*****

German for Beginners – 8 weeks – NO LONGER GOING AHEAD - course cancelled

Time: 7 pm – 8 pm

Prepare for your German holiday with our beginners class. This course aims to give students a introduction to the German language with focus on conversation. Learn the basics with a qualified language teacher & enjoy the learning experience in a relaxed atmosphere.

Course Fee: €80 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Irish

Irish for Beginners (continuation) – 10 weeksSTART DATE: Monday 31st January

Time: 7 pm – 8 pm (Please note time change)

This course is suitable for parents or adults who'd like to develop their basic Irish skills. The focus will be on developing confidence and fluency in speaking the language, along with comprehension & expansion of vocabulary. Ideal for adults who wish to improve their basic command of the Irish language or for those who would like to help their child/children with primary school Irish.

Course Fee: €80 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Italian

Italian for Beginners – 10 weeksSTART DATE: Tuesday 1st February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm (Extended from 1 hour last term to 1.5 hours)

Italian - Intermediate – 10 weeksSTART DATE: Wednesday 2nd February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

For students who have had an introduction to the Italian language or those who feel they are a bit rusty!

Course Fee: €110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Polish *****NEW*****

Polish for Beginners – 10 weeks – START DATE: Wednesday 2nd February

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Prepare for your Polish holiday with our beginners class. This course aims to give students a introduction to the Polish language with focus on conversation. Learn the basics with a native speaker & enjoy the learning experience in a relaxed atmosphere.

Course Fee: €100 (Promotional Price) Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Spanish

Spanish for Beginners Plus (A1+) – 10 weeks – START DATE: Monday 31st January

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Spanish - Improvers (A2+) – 10 weeks – START DATE: Wednesday 2nd February

For students who have had an introduction to the Spanish language or would like to brush up on previous (& maybe old!) knowledge.

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Sign Language

Irish Sign Language for Beginners - 8 weeks – START DATE: Monday 31st January

We are delighted to be able to offer this 8-week Irish Sign Language Course (ISL)! The course will cover topics such as meeting & greeting deaf people; finger spelling to spell names; discussing your background & family; counting numbers & learning the calendar; discussing weather, time, classroom objects; describing people, clothes & appearance.

These fun classes are taught by a deaf person who will use Irish Sign Language throughout and you will learn & pick up ISL in a natural environment & learn about communicating in ISL from the very start of your first lesson.

To cater for the huge interest in this course, we will offer 2 classes with a max number of 10 per class,.

When booking please select the correct class time.

Class 1 - Time: 7 pm – 8 pm

Class 2 - Time: 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Course Fee: €80 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Music Classes

Guitar *

Guitar for Beginners – 10 weeks – START DATE: Tuesday 1st February

Time: 8 pm to 9 pm

Learn to play the guitar in this class with numbers specifically limited to ensure ample attention is given to each student. Own instrument required.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Ukulele *

Ukulele for Beginners – 10 weeks – START DATE: Tuesday 1st February

Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Learn to play the ukulele in this class with numbers specifically limited to ensure ample attention is given to each student. Own instrument required.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Sport, Health & Fitness Classes

GolfSOLD OUT

These 10-week courses will cover all aspects of the game from putting all the way back to the driver. Ideal for the beginner golfer to learn the basics of the game or also an improver looking to freshen up their game or indeed take advantage of some coaching.

All classes will take place at the driving range at Naas Golf Club & are run by golf pro, Gary Shaw.

Price includes €3 bucket of balls each night, further can be purchased at individuals’ expense. Class size is limited.

Golf for Beginners – 10 weeks – START DATE: Tuesday 1st or Wednesday 2nd February

Due to the popularity of this course, we are now offering 2 Beginners classes.

When making your booking please ensure you select the course you wish to attend.

Evening Class - Tuesday - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm SOLD OUT

Evening Class - Wednesday - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm SOLD OUT

Golf - Intermediate – 10 weeks – START DATE: Wednesday 2nd February SOLD OUT

Time - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

These 10-week courses will cover all aspects of the game from putting all the way back to the driver. Ideal for the beginner golfer to learn the basics of the game or also an improver looking to freshen up their game or indeed take advantage of some coaching.

All classes will take place at the driving range at Naas Golf Club & are run by golf pro, Gary Shaw.

Price includes €3 bucket of balls each night, further can be purchased at individuals’ expense.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga for Beginners – 10 weeks – START DATE: Monday 31st January

Time - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Enjoy this weekly one hour class, the practice of breath, body & mind, with our experienced instructor. In the interest of health & safety, students are required to bring their own mat.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga (mixed level) – 10 weeks – START DATE: Tuesday 1st February

Time: 7 pm - 8:30 pm

A form of yoga that involves chanting, singing, breathing exercises, and repetitive poses, the purpose of which is to activate your Kundalini energy, or shakti. This is a spiritual energy that’s said to be located at the base of your spine. As Kundalini yoga awakens this energy, it’s supposed to enhance your awareness and help you move past your ego. Sometimes, the practice is also called “yoga of awareness.”

In the interest of health & safety, students are required to bring their own mat.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Pilates

This exercise regime, typically performed on a floor mat aims to improve flexibility and stability by strengthening the muscles, especially the torso-stabilizing muscles of the abdomen and lower back.

In the interest of health & safety, students are required to bring their own mat.

Pilates for Beginners SOLD OUT – 8 weeks - START DATE: Tuesday 1st February (Please note change of day from Thursday to Tuesday)

Time - 7 pm to 7:45 pm

Course Fee: €65 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Pilates - Intermediate – 8 weeks START DATE: Tuesday 1st February (Please note change of day from Thursday to Tuesday)

Time - 7:45 pm to 8:30 pm

Course Fee: €65 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Line Dancing *

Line Dancing – 10 weeks – START DATE: Monday 31st January (Please note change of day from Thursday to Monday)

Time - 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

A delightfully popular craze that emerged from the disco era of the 70's, was all the rage in the 90's & has proven to be just as popular now. A choreographed dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more rows & dancers are not in physical contact with each other, so that's social distancing covered! Stetson & cowboy boots welcome! This one will sell out fast.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Salsa *

Salsa – 10 weeks – START DATE: Wednesday 2nd February

Beginners - 7 pm to 8 pm

Experienced - 8 pm - 9 pm

Go Latin with our Salsa classes! This popular dance, an amalgamation of Cuban dances such as mambo, pachanga & rumba, will leave you feeling exhilarated & alive. Let the rhythm get you!

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Zumba

Zumba – 10 weeks – START DATE: Monday 31st January

Time - 7 pm to 8 pm

A popular fitness programme that combines Latin & international music with dance moves. A great way to get fit whilst having fun - sure how could you not move to music? Suitable for all levels.

Course Fee: €90 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Skills & Self Development

Art *

Oil Painting – 6 weeks – START DATE: Wednesday 2nd February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

An oil painting course suitable for all, beginners, and improvers alike. The course is an enjoyable introduction to developing skills in painting with an emphasis on individual tutoring & tutor demonstrations. Tutor is an artist & an experienced facilitator.

Course Fee: €100 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Cookery *

Sugar Craft for Beginners – 5 weeks – START DATE: Tuesday 1st February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Learn the magical art of sugar craft with the help of a trained chef & cake decorator. This 5-week course will show the hobby cake maker how to work with roll-out sugar paste & modelling paste & enjoy the hands-on experience of icing a cake & making iced models, frills, bow & simple flowers. With class size limited, you'll be sure to get time with the tutor to get any advice or help you need. Cake decorating tools will be required for this course, but we can advise on these well in advance of the class starting.

Course Fee: € 110 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Parenting Courses & Self Care

Building Resilience: Finding Certainty in an Uncertain World - 4 weeksSTART DATE: NO LONGER GOING AHEAD - course cancelled

Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

In this 4 week course, facilitated by therapist Linda Allen, you will learn tips and strategies that can be of benefit not only to you, but to your children, as we learn to live with uncertainty and manage related stress.

You will explore and practice relaxation and self-regulation techniques that bring about enhanced wellbeing.

Each week will focus on a particular component and offer practical exercises to aid developing habits and building a toolkit that can support wellbeing. Every class has a foundational structure and uses practical strategies to aid in self awareness and self regulation. Mindful moments, meditation, & breathing techniques are also incorporated in the session.

About Linda: For the past number of years Linda has been facilitating stress resilience clinics for community groups, private companies and government funded agencies.

Linda also works with individuals to bring about personal empowerment.

Course Fee: €65 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Photography *

Studio Portrait & Promotional Imagery – 8 weeks – CANCELLED

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm

This 8-week course will involve the learning of studio photography utilising lights and backdrops with image editing. This is open to those who may have a basic knowledge of photography and have their own DSLR or Mirrorless camera and laptop. Beginners also welcomed providing they also possess their own DSLR or Mirrorless camera and laptop and must be from the age of 16 years or older. No need for laptop on opening night, just bring your camera!

Course Fee: €130 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Presentation Skills *

Presenting Yourself with Confidence – 8 weeks – START DATE: Tuesday 1st February

Time: 7:30 pm – 9 pm

This popular 8-week course will give you the tools to enhance your self worth, to focus on areas of weakness, to learn how to present yourself in a more polished way.

If you are spending a lot of time on Zoom because of the Covid lockdown, returning to work for whatever reason, looking to improve your chances of promotion, looking to focus on minor speech faults or need help with enunciation, pace & poise then this is the course for you.

Delivered by a Speech & Drama Teacher & Elocution & Voice Coach who has years of teaching experience & professional management experience in the Telecommunications & IT industry, this course is a must do for anybody seeking the tools to help focus on change.

Course Fee: €120 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

IT Courses

Microsoft Office Specialist – Do you feel the need to improve your Microsoft Word skills? Well now you can!

This term we are running an 8-week course covering Microsoft Word with the opportunity for students to complete the Microsoft exam at the end of the module. Course fee of €160 includes the price of the exam.

Word - 8 weeks – START DATE: Monday 14th February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

Course Fee: €160 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Hair Care *

Hair Styling Hobby Course – 10 weeks – START DATE: Monday 7th March

Time: 7 pm – 9:30 pm

Have fun with this 10-week course where you will learn how to make the best of your tresses, and those of your family & friends. Delivered by a professional hair stylist with almost 40 years’ experience in hair care & teaching, this course will cover styling tools & how to use them; styling products & their uses; curling techniques (& making them last); using rollers for volume; blow-drying techniques; exploring styles that suit different face shapes; plaiting hair; up-styles for nights out & glamour looks for those special occasions. Suitable for anyone looking for a taster course in hair care.

Certain tools will be required for this course, namely curling tongs, comb & brush, however the tutor will go through these requirements class one. Feel free to bring what you have if you need clarification about their use.

Course Fee: €195 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

Machine Sewing for Beginners *

10 weeks – START DATE: Wednesday 2nd February

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

We are delighted to collaborate with Magda from MeMade by Magdalena for our very first sewing course at St Mary's College! Get creative with your sewing, or just learn how to use that machine in the corner with this passionate & inspiring tutor. This course will teach you the basics of sewing by machine & no doubt you'll discover a new passion by the end of the 10 weeks. Course numbers limited to 8 to ensure tutor time for all students.

Own sewing machine will be required for this class along with some basic materials (scissors, measuring tape, pins etc.) The course fee includes some material for the first 2 classes.

Course Fee: €170 Adult Ed EasyPayments.PNG

NON - ADULT Education Class

(Please use contact details below if you are interested in this class)

At Searsol we provide high quality touch typing classes for children from the age 8 and upward in our Naas centre. Our tutor is highly professional and delivers the course in a positive environment.
Each student works at their own pace and learns the skill of touch typing using our own uniquely developed programme . Our typing classes suits children that have a learning difference such as Dyslexia or Dyspraxia (DCD) or struggles with handwriting that need to learn how to type for their exams. The classes are on Tuesday 4:30pm or 5:30 pm in St Mary's College Naas.
Why not experience the course first hand yourself?
Take our First session free trial, click here to avail of this offer.
Alternatively you ring us on 01-6303384.
Enquire
Contact
St Mary's College,
Sallins Rd,
Naas West,
Naas,
Co. Kildare,
W91VW90

045 879 634



Rainbows
EU logo
Location
© 2022 St Mary's College